Best of the Best 2018 - 416
TAJ 51 BUCKINGHAM GATE SUITES AND RESIDENCES
LON DON , EN GLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D St. James - Westminster
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences is a suite-only, five-star hotel and provides
luxurious accommodation and service in central London. It overlooks a private courtyard and
is positioned just a stroll from Buckingham Palace - one of London's greatest landmarks.
Choose from one-, two- or three-bedroom suites or residences with up to nine bedrooms, including the world's only Jaguar Suite and the exquisite Cinema Suite. With three restaurants,
including Michelin-star Quilon; two bars; and a state-of-the-art gym and wellness center, Taj 51
Buckingham Gate provides a genuinely special London experience.
A DV I S O R T I P
$100 value food and beverage credit per stay;
20% discount on spa treatments; and, when
staying four nights or more, one-way airport
The hotel is just a short walk from The
Queen's Gallery, a public museum showcasing
treasures from Buckingham Palace.
Distance from London Airport (LHR): 15 miles/25 km
Size: 85 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Sophisticated
CHEWTON GLEN HOTEL & SPA
N EW FOR EST (HA MPSHIR E), EN GLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D New Forest
Chewton is just two hours from London and 90 minutes from Heathrow. Over the last five decades it's evolved from a country house into a small resort with world-class spa and leisure
facilities. Hidden in a valley, 14 luxury Treehouse Suites can now be found, and the kitchen
garden supplies much of what is served in the sophisticated, relaxed dining room. You can now
learn to cook in the hotel's cookery school in association with the famous chef James Martin.
The New Forest National Park and nearby Solent Coast provide a magical backdrop, and the
hotel's proximity to Southampton Docks makes it an ideal location, pre- or post-cruise.
$100 value hotel credit per stay.
Take time to enjoy a leisurely walk through
the gardens to view the ocean.
Distance from Southampton Airport (SOU): 20 miles/32 km
Size: 72 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Casual
BELMOND LE MANOIR AUX QUAT'SAISONS
OXFOR D, EN GLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D Village of Great Milton
Michelin-star cuisine and magnificent English countryside lie at the cornerstones of Belmond
Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. The brainchild of celebrated Chef Raymond Blanc, this 32-room
manor house in bucolic Oxfordshire has been a gastronomic destination for Londoners for
more than 30 years. The grounds include a two-acre garden that provides vegetables and
herbs for the heralded restaurant and The Raymond Blanc Cookery School and Gardening
School. Take a half-day class or in-depth course; you can even join the kitchen team for a day.
A walk through the organic garden, clay shooting and other pursuits are also easily arranged.
$100 food and beverage credit per stay.
In addition to themed dinners and tastings,
the hotel hosts an annual Festival of Music
in October and a number of carol concerts
throughout the holiday season.
Distance from London Airport (LHR): 32 miles/51 km
Size: 32 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Zen